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dittoadverb [not gradable]

 us   /ˈdɪt̬·oʊ/ infml
as said before; ​similarly: It rained ​Saturday and it rained ​Sunday. Ditto ​Monday.
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uk   /ˈdɪt.əʊ/  us   /ˈdɪt̬.oʊ/
used to ​agree with something that has just been said, or to ​avoidrepeating something that has been said: "I ​hatereality TV ​shows" "Ditto." Local ​residents are ​opposed to the ​proposal. Ditto many ​members of the ​citycouncil (= they are also ​opposed).

dittonoun [C usually singular]

uk   /ˈdɪt.əʊ/  us   /ˈdɪt̬.oʊ/ (also ditto mark)
a ​symbol " that ​means "the same" and is used in a ​list to ​avoid writing again the word written ​immediately above it
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dittonoun [C, usually singular]

uk   us   /ˈdɪtəʊ/
the ​symbol (〃) that ​means 'the same' and is written immediately under a word or phrase that you are repeating so you do not have to write it out again
(Definition of ditto from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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